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Old January 25th, 2008, 11:37 AM   #241
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It has only started to really rise and it's already looking spectacular due to the shape of the floor plates. Impressive!
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Old January 30th, 2008, 12:00 AM   #242
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Good to see an early start on the cladding too! Such a great building.
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Old February 4th, 2008, 07:52 PM   #243
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2/3/08 - cold, wet, gray Chicago day - crummy weather for photos. Looking NE on Columbus:



Look closely & you'll see icicles:


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Old February 4th, 2008, 09:40 PM   #244
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Holy Shit! I had completely forgotten about this building amidst the hype of the Trump, Spire and Waterview,
This one is going to be spectacular!
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Old February 4th, 2008, 09:41 PM   #245
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LOVING the glass!!!

when the whole tower is clad like that it will look spectacular.
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Old February 4th, 2008, 11:11 PM   #246
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Because of the waves in the concrete, it looks like the glas is bent too. Nice optical illusion.
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Old February 4th, 2008, 11:11 PM   #247
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thx for the pics, the glass looks wonderful
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Old February 5th, 2008, 12:18 AM   #248
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oh wow! Its already taking shape and the glass is great!
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Old February 5th, 2008, 12:44 PM   #249
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I think it's a shame they didn't push their own concept further, and gave the actual tower a 'floating/ondulating' shape, instead of sticking curves onto a box.

Still can't wait for the final result though, but I think they missed a golden opportunity to come up with something truly stunning there...
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Old February 5th, 2008, 10:32 PM   #250
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very cool design I love the floor shape
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Old February 6th, 2008, 03:43 AM   #251
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New update vid online!

Hiya guys,

as this awesome tower rises faster and faster here comes my latest update vid:

http://de.youtube.com/watch?v=cZuhtcc2vfM

Enjoy!

Music: Deadmau5 - Not Exactly
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Old February 6th, 2008, 04:23 AM   #252
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Hiya guys,

as this awesome tower rises faster and faster here comes my latest update vid:

http://de.youtube.com/watch?v=cZuhtcc2vfM

Enjoy!

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That was awesome, great job....!!!!
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Old February 6th, 2008, 11:15 PM   #253
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Does anyone know whether they intend to paint the concrete exposed balconies - or what color? I can't imagine it would be simply exposed concrete.
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Old February 7th, 2008, 06:44 AM   #254
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From the looks of it, even better than the renderings.
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Old February 7th, 2008, 08:57 AM   #255
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great pictures great tower
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Old February 7th, 2008, 03:08 PM   #256
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I wish the mechanical floor was not there.....then this would be a masterpiece of a bldg.
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Old February 7th, 2008, 10:09 PM   #258
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I think it's a shame they didn't push their own concept further, and gave the actual tower a 'floating/ondulating' shape, instead of sticking curves onto a box.

Still can't wait for the final result though, but I think they missed a golden opportunity to come up with something truly stunning there...


but it would have taken so much time during the construction cuz they'd need different shaped glasses for facade for every single curve on the building. also it may cost too much. exceeding the budget is not something that people want
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Old February 7th, 2008, 10:13 PM   #259
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Old February 7th, 2008, 10:33 PM   #260
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I wish the mechanical floor was not there.....then this would be a masterpiece of a bldg.
a skyscraper needs mechanical floors, it is only normal
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